It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
Quote by Seneca
That which is given with pride and ostentation is rather an ambition than a bounty
Laugh at your problems; everybody else does.
For greed, all nature is too little.
Laws do not persuade because they threaten
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
Man at his birth is content with a little milk and a piece of flannel:...
Old age is an incurable disease.
No man is free who is a slave to the flesh
Death's the discharge of our debt of sorrow
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond...
Be harsh with yourself at times.
True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present,...
A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
Abstinence is easier than temperance
Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Anger is like those ruins which smash themselves on what they fall.
If you wish to be loved, love
The worse a person is the less he feels it.
Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive,...
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.